Amazing setting moon

February 1, 2012

by matt_elk

It’s been a while since I posted anything, and it’s early in the morning, so something nice and easy for everyone.

Moonset from the ISS.

“On January 9, 2012, astronauts on the International Space Station took this amazing footage of the moon setting behind the Earth’s limb. Air near the horizon is thicker, and acts like a lens. That bends the light from the bottom of the Moon up, squashing the Moon’s shape as you watch! “

source: Bad Astronomy


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